How important is wedding cake?

The wedding cake symbolizes prosperity, good luck and fertility and is made of the best ingredients available so that the marriage will be long lasting, happy and with many offspring.

Is a wedding cake necessary?

Wedding cake is certainly not for everyone, and there is absolutely nothing wrong with forgoing the traditional multi-tier cake for an alternative sweet treat for your guests to enjoy.

Why is the wedding cake important?

The wedding cake has been a part of the ceremony since the ancient Greeks and Romans. As part of the nuptials, the groom broke bread over the bride’s head. This was to symbolize her submission, the end of her purity, and to represent good luck and fertility. During the Middle Ages, a new take on wedding cake began.

Can I skip the wedding cake?

If that part of the cake cutting ceremony doesn’t feel like you, it’s perfectly okay to skip! We’ve seen couples simply cut the cake, or skip that moment all together. Cupcakes, donuts, or other desserts are also making a more common appearance as wedding desserts, which alters the tradition in a (delicious!)

How much wedding cake do you actually need?

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